Twice a month, Gerard Reid and Laurent Segalen debate how the world of Energy is being radically redefined through Tech Innovations, Finance, Markets, Regulations and Digitisation.
Gerard Reid is an Irish Investment Banker and a leading authority on the changes going on across the worlds of energy and mobility. He is a founding partner of Alexa Capital, which delivers corporate advisory, financing, and asset management solutions across the energy, energy infrastructure, mobility, and energy technology sectors. He is also a member of the Global Future Council on Advanced Energy Technologies at the World Economic Forum. Gerard has spent over 15 years working in investment banking (equity research, fund management and corporate finance) and has taught in various universities across the world.
Laurent Segalen is a franco-british clean energy investment banker. He is the founder of Megawatt-X, the London-based Energy transition meta-platform, which he currently heads. Megawatt-X has listed more than 15GW of Wind and Solar transactions over the past 8 years. Between 2019 and 2022, Laurent Segalen was Board Member of the PPA digital platform Zeigo, successfully sold to Schneider Electric.
His career in Clean Energy spans over 25 years, from Director at PWC, Fund Manager at Natixis/Mirova to Managing Director Clean Commodities at Lehman Brothers then Nomura. He was awarded Environmental Deal of the Year 2006 by Environmental Finance. While trading carbon, he was one of the co-authors of "scope 1, scope 2, scope 3" emissions concept and helped create the ETS. He is now special adviser to the Board of ICVCM.